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Book Review: The Christmas Joy Ride

The Christmas Joy Ride by Melody Carlson (5 star review)

The Christmas Joy Ride

written by Melody Carlson

176 pages // published in 2015 // Christian fiction // Christmas

My Review...

5 Star Rating

If you're looking for a hot-off-the-presses release to get you in a festive mood for Christmas this year, Melody Carlson's newest holiday volume is the way to go.

Join with Joy Jorgenson, an 85-year-old woman who just loves decorating for Christmas and writing about it on her blog. She is about to move into an assisted living facility close to her sons in Phoenix. But she's going out with a bang -- a glittery, green-n-red-bedazzled BANG.

Her plan involves persuading her young friend, Miranda, to join with her on a crazy scheme -- joy riding from Chicago to Phoenix in the dead of winter, two women alone on the road, no one knows where they are. And what are they doing? -- delivering Christmas cheer wherever they go.

"It's worth it, dear. This'll be the trip of a lifetime."

What a fantastic and entertaining ride it is!

I've enjoyed some of Melody Carlson's other books, and this one didn't disappoint in the least -- in fact, it's now a favorite of mine! It's a good, solid story that covers innocent kindness, the best type, and the amazing amounts of fun you can have when sharing with others.

The Christmas Joy Ride is a lighthearted holiday story, sure to warm your heart (and toes!).

Thanks to the author and Netgalley for the free review copy & for the opportunity to express my honest opinions.

The Christmas Joy Ride has just been released this holiday season! [Buy your copy from Amazon.]

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